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Illinois state caves: May close by Monday

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Chris Young in the State Journal-Register reported yesterday that the IDNR may close state-owned caves as soon as Monday, in response to the rapid spread of white-nose syndrome.

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More than a million bats have already died from white-nose syndrome across the country.

The story reminded me that I have not visited Illinois' caves.

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White nose syndrome,a disease also shared by 70's disco dancers.
Sorry,just couldn't resist:)

Hey now. Should of thought of that.

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